Dhaka: 5:39 PM, Tue, 17 Oct, 2017

Zakir Hossain made acting registrar general of SC

Staff Correspondent: The Supreme Court appointed Appellate Division registrar Md Zakir Hossain as its acting registrar general.

Rape accused killed in Cox’s Bazar gunfight

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: An accused of a rape case was killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in Khurushkul area of Sadar upazila in the district on Tuesday morning.

AC blast kills 5 Bangladeshis in Kuwait

Moulavaibazar Correspondent: Five members of a Bangladeshi family were killed in the incident of blasting compressor of air conditioner (AC) in a residential building in Al-Salmiyah of the country.

EU to review all defence cooperation with Myanmar

International Desk: The EU is to cut back ties with Myanmar's military in response to the brutal security force crackdown on Muslim Rohingya areas of the Southeast Asian state.

Man held with gold worth Tk 75 lakh

Staff Correspondent: Customs officials seized 12 gold bars and 105 grams gold ornaments, worth about Tk 75.25 lakh, from a passenger at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka early Monday.

World Bank suspends loan for Myanmar

Special Correspondent: The World Bank has suspended $200 million loan to Myanmar due to the persecution of Rohingya in the Rakhine state.

IOM DG Swing visits Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar Correspondent: International Organisation for Migration (IOM) director general William Lacy Swing visited Rohingya camps in Kutupalong, Balukhali and settlements at Gundhum border on Monday.

Biswa Ijtema to begin on January 12

Secretariat Correspondent: The Biswa Ijtema, one of the largest congregations of Muslims, will begin on January 12 on the bank of the Turag River in Tongi.

Singapore-return 2 JMB men put on remand

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court on Monday placed two Singapore-returnees on a 5-day remand for their involvement in militant activities.

Remove wastage within 6am: HC

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) has ordered the authorities concerned to remove wastage from two city corporations (DSCC, DNCC) within 6am.

HC orders stopping 'Blue Whale' game

Staff Correspondent: The High Court (HC) on Monday has directed the authorities concerned of the government to immediately stop links of all types of games inciting people to commit suicide including the "Blue Whale" game.

Minor boy fallen into city drain not recovered yet

Staff Correspondent: Fire service divers are yet to recover the three-year-old boy named Hridoy who fell into a drain in Manda area under Mugdapara Police Station in the capital.

World Food Day Monday

Staff Correspondent: Today is World Food Day. The day will be observed with an emphasis on strengthening food security and rural economy to face the untoward situation of migration, now considered a great challenge across the globe.

BNP wants election under supportive government

Staff Correspondent: BNP on Sunday placed its 20-point proposal in a dialogue with the Election Commission (EC).

'Rohingya problem a big threat to Bangladesh economy'

Special Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Rohingya people who have crossed into Bangladesh facing persecution in Myanmar are a major threat to the Bangladesh economy. Army-backed Myanmar government is responsible for this.